15 January 2018

Man flees after robbing Watson BP Service Station

| Ruwendi Wakwella
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The man in question approaching the counter.

The man in question approaching the BP Service Station counter. Photos: Supplied by ACT Policing.

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a daylight robbery that took place at the BP Service Station in Watson on Sunday.

At around 8. 35 am on January 14, a male person entered the service station shop – located on the corner of Antill Street and the Federal Highway – after refuelling their vehicle, and threatened the attendant.

He then left the store with an amount of cash, in a maroon coloured Mitsubishi station wagon bearing ACT registration YAX86R on the front of the vehicle, but with no registration plate on the rear of the vehicle. He drove in a southerly direction along Antill Street.

The male is described as Caucasian in appearance, about 180 centimetres tall, about 35-years-old, with a goatee beard. He was of medium/ heavy build, wearing a dark blue cap with a white Seattle Seahawks logo, dark sunglasses, a silver coloured necklace, a dark coloured puffer style sleeveless vest, a long sleeved top with white coloured sleeves and a dark body with white writing, blue trousers and black Adidas running shoes with white stripes. It is also suspected that he may have a full-sleeved tattoo on his left arm.

Police are calling for witnesses, anyone who may have dash-cam footage of the Mitsubishi station wagon or information in relation to this incident to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can also be provided via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

Information can be provided anonymously, but please quote reference number 6222472.

The vehicle he was driving during the incident.

The Mitsubishi station wagon he was driving during the incident.

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